Islamorada, The Sportfishing Capital of the World! Learn more about our Real Estate
By Mykael Marinelli, The Florida Keys Real Estate Conchquistador
(American Caribbean / Christie's International Real Estate)
This Page Focuses on Islamorada Real Estate The Iconic Bent Palm at The Moorings Resort in Islamorada Located just south of Key Largo, is the island chain of Islamorada. Islamorada is 18 miles long and less than one mile wide. It is made up of four main islands: Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper Matecumbe Key, and Lower Matecumbe Key, each with their own unique character. Legend claims that "Islamorada" which means "Purple Isle," was the name given to the area by Spanish explorers who noticed a purple hue to the coastline. Even though Islamorada has changed since the days of pineapple plantations and turtle farming, it is still a quaint fishing village in many ways. Real Estate in Islamorada is dynamically varied, and is some of the most prized, and sought after in all the Keys,...